Tag: summer meal

Virginia Department of Health kicks off summer food program for kids

School may be out for the summer, but for many children across Virginia, hunger does not take a break. Thanks to the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Virginia Department of Health, many children in Virginia are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch this summer.


First Lady, USDA kick off summer meals program

A cafeteria full of students, parents and educators welcomed Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and other officials to Coleman Place Elementary School today to officially kick off the start of the Summer Food Service Program in Virginia.


Dinner Diva: If it’s cruciferous, it’s good for us!

Bok choy, kale, cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts and broccoli. What do all these things have in common? (Besides starting with b’s or a hard c sound.) These superheroes of the plant world are all cruciferous vegetables and we should be eating lots of servings of them each week because of how important they are to our health


Dinner Diva: Keep your cool with these summer meal ideas!

No matter where you are in the United States right now – and even Canada – it is a hot summer. Temperatures are in the hundreds in many areas, and the humidity is reportedly high from friends of mine in parts of the continent where this type of weather is unheard of, even in the thick of summer